Pinecrest Gardens Nights of Lights

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Pinecrest Gardens holiday festival features more than 60 glittering and larger than life light installations during the holidays, with the gardens open from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $5. Many of the evenings will feature entertainment for children including storytelling, pony rides and visits from Santa. Here is the schedule: Wednesday  November 26  7:00 […]

Free holiday festivities at Miami malls

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Christmas is approaching and several malls and other shopping venues are welcoming the holiday season and unveiling their holiday displays and visits/appearances by Santa Claus. In all cases, kids are welcomed to sit and visit with Santa but parents are not allowed to photograph their children. Here’s a list of free and cheap holiday events in […]

Miami City Ballet ‘The Nutcracker’ deal

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If your holiday plans include seeing “The Nutcracker,” we’ve found a way you can see the Miami City Ballet performance of the holiday classic for less. The Miami City Ballet is staging George Balanchine’s version of the Tchaikovsky work, with more than 100 dancers and children, elaborate costumes and spectacular scenery. The ballet company is performing […]

Moscow Ballet’s ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ discount

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The Moscow Ballet is performing Tchaikovsky’s famous “Great Russian Nutcracker” this December in Miami Beach. The production includes 3-D backdrops and puppets that dance alongside the ballerinas. Regular price for tickets is $150 to $190 for mezzanine and orchestra seats at the Fillmore. With a deal from Groupon, you can get those same seats for […]

Don’t buy more useless gifts

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The Miami Herald forgot to run my column last weekend on last-minute Christmas present panic, so I’m going to share it here: It happens every year. You’ve made your Christmas list, checked it twice, trimmed it to keep your budget in check and even almost finished your shopping. Then comes the last-minute panic. Suddenly you’re […]